Selecting healthy Tillandsia, also known as Air Plants, is almost the same as selecting any other plant. Normally you want to select a plant with a good root system, but air plants don’t use their roots to get nutrients or water. If an air plant has roots or no roots, it’s not something to worry […]
“A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust.” -Gertrude Jekyll Orchids on Bamboo Lattice was one of the first projects we did for Craft Organic and
“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” -Bruce Lee We think you’ll like this idea if you’re into that rough Robinson Crusoe style. It’s a no frills, all natural, simple idea, but as you know, that’s kind of our thing.
“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt We finally watched, Dirt! The Movie, a documentary about the wonders and importance of soil. It’s one of those films I believe everyone should see because […]
“Nature does nothing in vain.” – Aristotle We were at a local nursery and found an nice selection of Staghorn Ferns including some that were mounted on cedar orchid baskets. Actually, most were mounted and were at least three times the price of the non-mounted ferns. To save money we decided to mount our own […]
“The poetry of the earth is never dead.” -John Keats Mounting air plants (Tillandsia) on wood is really easy and very easy to care for. They need no potting soil to grow and normally anchor themselves to a tree and gather moisture and nutrients from the air (hence the name) and other decaying matter like […]